Amit Mishra considers batting with legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar during the 2011 series against England as one of the best achievements of his entire career.
India leg spinner Amit Mishra caught up in an Instagram live session with his IPL franchise Delhi Capitals on its official Instagram handle on Sunday. During the live chat session. Amit Mishra shared many memories from his career and also shared one of his favorite memory from the time when he was batting along with Sachin Tendulkar in a Test Match against England in 2011.
Mishra said, “I am really proud to have batted with legendary Sachin Paaji in 2011 Test series against England. I think it was one of the most memorable moments of my Test Career. I had scored 43 in the first innings & went in as nightwatchman in second innings”. Amit Mishra added. “It was Sachin Paaji who guided me throughout my innings and I ended up scoring 84 runs while Paaji made whopping 91 runs”, Mishra said.
Amit Mishra has played 22 Test matches for India & fetched 76 wickets with an economy rate of 3.19 in the longest format of the game. In ODIs, Mishra played in 36 matches and fetched 64 wickets with an economy rate of 4.72. The leg spinner also represented India in T20Is. He played 10 matches & took 16 wickets with an economy rate of 6.31 in the shortest format of the game.
Amit Mishra has been a part of the Delhi team in the IPL franchise for the last eight years. Mishra began his IPL career in 2008. Since 2008 he has played 147 matches in the IPL and has fetched 157 wickets with an economy rate of 7.35. Mishra is the only bowler in the IPL who booked three IPL hat tricks on his name.